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inf608 - eBusiness (Complete module description)
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Module label eBusiness
Module code inf608
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) >
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) >
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Computing Science (Master of Education) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Computing Science (Master of Education) >
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Skills to be acquired in this module
The module provides an introduction to the "Electronic Business“ (e-business). The graduates know the fundamental and current technologies, advanced concepts, applications and competitive strategies of the "Electronic-Commerce" (e-commerce).
The knowledge and abilities acquired in this module are directly applicable in study and business. They are deepening the basics from the module „Wirtschaftsinformatik II“. They provide a professional e-business consulting background and the skills to design software products for this area of business in practice.

Professional competence
The students:
  • Name and discuss the eBusiness key challenges
  • Discuss the chances of the added value and the changes of commercial models by the internet
  • Define the concepts of e-business and e-commerce.
  • Discuss the change of retail trade and the transactions between companiess in e-business
  • Name current payment systems and communication technologies
  • Discuss the possibilities of the internet in order to simplify the administration and the coordination of internal and external business processes
  • Characterise the challenges for the management caused by e-business and e-commerce
  • Differentiate the concepts and conceptualites of e-business
  • Assess applications with regard to economic points of view
  • Practically learn how to handle core technologies of e-business


Methodological competence
The students:
  • Assess the core technologies of e-business and e-commerce
  • Apply methods in case studies


Social competence
The students:
  • Develop case studies on basis of given problems in groups
  • Present their solutions


Self-competence
The students:
  • Learn about their own limitations while planning and developing e-commerce applications
Module contents
The module provides the following contents:
  • The definition of the core e-business concepts and the technical conditions for the implementation
  • Introduction of the variations of e-commerce, especially the Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-2-Business (B2B) concepts and the current research in this field
  • Discussion on the economic aspects of e-business based on the theory of informational added value
  • Technological basics of the web and current development technologies for e-commerce web applications and security mechanisms with focus on online-shops and applications (hands-on exercise topics: HTTP, JSP and SQLInjection, PHP, XML, XML-Security, data modelling, Online-Shop development and Online-Shop administration)
Reader's advisory
  • Meier, Andreas; Stormer, Henrik: eBusiness & eCommerce – Management der digitalen Wertschöpfungskette. Springer, 2. Auflage, 2008
  • Wirtz, Bernd W.: Electronic Business. Spinger Gabler, 4. Auflage, 2013
  • Kollmann, Tobias: E-Business: Grundlagen Elektronischer Geschäftsprozesse in der Net Economy. Gabler, 4. Auflage, 2010
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Written or oral exam